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With Edelman’s announcement this week, BCW is now the only big agency that hasn’t announced layoffs. It’s scary that our leadership has had a similar narrative to Edelman over the last couple months. We implemented salary cuts early in the situation, but the question remains for a company 2 years out of a massive merger - were the salary cuts enough to hold us over?

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I work at another WPP company and our CEO noted BCW as well as VMLYR as being notably financially successful despite the pandemic. I think they’re being honest with you and you’re likely ok.

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I am worried, too, with the June raise-push not being addressed yet this month. It’s still early of course and either way is better than lay-offs, but the mind wanders. I hope we get another financial update soon.

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Promotions happened but with no raises

Havas too

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Didn't BCW have layoffs per se during the merger.

It is very unfortunate, indeed.

It wasn’t.

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